Inflation ( CCPI)1.7% (June 2024)
GDP5.3% (1Q 2024)
Unemployment4.3% (4Q 2023)
3M T-Bill Rate9.55%
12M T-Bill Rate10.07%
2Y T-Bond Rate10.55%/ 10.65%
4Y T-Bond Rate11.80% / 11.85%
Reserves $5.6Bn (June 2024)
Cum. Trade Deficit $2,180 Mn (May 2024 cumulative)
Cum. Fiscal DeficitLKR 361Bn (April 2024)

Sri Lanka Central Bank has put multiple effort to reduce the domestic borrowing cost to boost the economy

Exchange RateJun 16, 2020
Sri Lanka Central Bank has put multiple effort to reduce the domestic borrowing cost to boost the economy
Sri Lanka interest rates (Treasury Bill rate) have fallen by 1.5% while New Bank Lending rates also have fallen by 1.13% by April as per the latest data. AWPR has fallen from 9.94% (end December) to 8.90% (June). CBSL has cut benchmarked interest rate multiple times and SRR while printing over LKR 243Bn from End December to June. Meantime they have kept excess liquidity elevated from LKR 36Bn from end December to LKR 80Bn in June. Yet the growth is slow.


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